Quotes by Friedrich Hayek

About Friedrich Hayek:

Friedrich Hayek was an Austrian and British economist and philosopher best known for his defence of classical liberalism. Hayek shared the 1974 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Gunnar Myrdal for his "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and ... penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena".

Author Bio

  • NameFriedrich Hayek
  • DescriptionBritish economist and Nobel Prize for Economics laureate
  • AliasesFriedrich August von Hayek
  • BornMay 8, 1899
  • DiedMarch 23, 1992
  • CountryAustria
  • ProfessionEconomist; Philosopher; Historian; Political Scientist
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Order Of Merit Of Baden-Württemberg; Ring Of Honour Of The City Wien; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science; Hanns Martin Schleyer Prize